1920's French Seafoam Sequin and Lame Dress.

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Lovely 1920's dress with overall iridiscent seafoam sequins on silk tulle. Appliquees of silvery gold lame "leaf" motifs and bias swirls are attached to hip and skirt area. The edges of the leaves are over embroidered in hundreds of gold bugle beads. The edges of the dress are edged in silver lame.
An attached slip is inside. There are a few additional inches (approx. 7") of hem turned under in the period which has additional lame and sequined motifs...as does the slip if the wearer wishes to lengthen additionally.
Lovely coloring and easy wearable shape with graphic detailing. 1920's France.
Length 45", with 7" hem, bust 36", hip 46", shoulder 2.5". Overall Excellent condition for dress. Slip has damages at underarms which can be easily replaced.

Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    Early 20th Century
  • Condition
    Good. Slip has damage at underarms, which can be replaced with new panels of fabric which can be taken from slip hem.The overdress has 4 small breaks in the tulle less than .25" and is not visible when worn..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU46191252
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